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That Little Wine Bar

54 Jalan Chow Thye, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #44 of 390 restaurants in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: European, French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A neighbourhood European wine bar and restaurant with a warm and welcoming ambiance
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74% Recommend
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner and a few drinks, overall the night was okay but not what I was hoping for. The pate lacked seasoning, the mushroom quiche was a bit too oily. However, the wine was good and the steak was well cooked. Not that important, but the interior was looking a little tired and could benefit with a 'face lift'.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Had a lovely bowl of mushroom soup and focaccia bread for a late lunch. It was cosy and cool in the restaurant. Friendly and helpful staffs.

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Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Had a good evening with the family here and really enjoyed looking through the wine list. Some of the food was great, such as the pate and the apple flan desert - but other dishes were a tad disappointing such as deep fried Camembert which wasn't that warm nor that fresh tasting.

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We drop by for a chilling session. Ordered a cheese platter and warm apple filo pillow + a sweet wine (with recommendation from the staff). Delighted with the taste of warm apple filo pillow, absolutely perfect for a night out with drizzling weather out there. Price wise was reasonable too!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Nice presentation but no taste. Great wines if you get help to choose unless you know a LOT about wines your sefl.....

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I heard of a castrated Cockerell but this is the first time i tasted it and it was here !! Its superbly done and the portions were surprisingly generous I will be back !

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Penang Island, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Having read other reviews and looked at the pictures put on the internet, I was expecting a first class dining experience. Unfortunately I was disappointed. My entree was scallops; looked nice on the plate but was dry and tasteless. My main was John Dory which was moist but the nut coating could have been more subtle. Desert was the flourless... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Our time here was overall a good one. Waiting staff made our day. We were spoil for choices went it came to the wines. Food was beautiful served. One downfall apple pillow wasn't available which did upset us because it was an something which we so wanted to try after one of our friend claim its the best desert ever.it... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

we had a great time here. the wine were excellent.it was nice and surprising to see local staff having a great wine knowledge.she confidently told us which food goes well with which wine and it was spot on. service were excellent. food was in bit of a down side. our peckish was good but the duck was too dry n... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

This place is definitely a wine bar and not a restaurant. We had read great reviews and plaudits of the chef's skills. What we experienced was far from good and could only be described as mediocre home cooking. We ordered the duck breast and the fish both of which were 50 ringgit + with tax an service. The fish was... More

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